Careers

Want to join our team? Check out our vacancies below.

Junior Graphic Designer

Title: Junior Graphic Designer
Location: Shanghai
Position: Full Time
Reporting to: Design Director

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take briefs as part of a wider creative team and help generate ideas to present back to the Design Director
  • Have a good knowledge and the ability to execute a range of different design styles and layouts
  • Assist graphic designers on various print, online and on-site projects
  • Coordinate and prepare final artwork with printers and suppliers as required
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, plus proofing skills
  • Ability to prioritize projects, as well as work under pressure to meet deadlines, and across multiple projects
  • Image research
  • Maintaining project and image files
  • Have a desire to learn new graphic design and illustration applications
  • Think proactively on behalf of the agency, considering new design/digital initiatives, trends and tools on forthcoming projects
  • Be a passionate, resourceful and helpful team player
  • Help with ongoing pitch work

 

The Successful Candidate:

  • Must be fluent in Chinese (Chinese National is preferred)
  • At least 3 years working experience in a graphic design role, preferably in a global agency (nice to have, but not essential)
  • Strong background in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Strong layout skills (colour, typography and composition)
  • Can work independently and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative
  • Have a good understanding of print media, digital media, branding and interactive design
  • A willingness to stay current: keeping skills and knowledge update to industry trends

 

Interested? Apply below using our contact form.

The Orangeblowfish will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in China. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance.

Account Manager

Title: Account Manager
Location: HK or Shanghai
Position: Project Basis
Reporting to: Managing Partner

 

The Account Manager will play a key role in client servicing and ensuring that our creative and digital teams deliver and exceed on project delivery and client expectations.

 

As Account Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the creative and digital teams to deliver uniquely creative branding and effective digital solutions for clients.
  • Independently managing accounts on a daily basis
  • Managing client expectations to foster effectiveness and productivity
  • Meeting and managing project deadlines
  • Maintaining seamless communication between clients and internal project teams
  • Monitoring the team’s productivity, client’s budget and any out of scope work requests
  • Applying creative and strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Leading internal project and client meetings to brief all involved parties of status updates, priorities, challenges and client feedback
  • Collating information and preparing client reports
  • Being the last pair of eyes before any work is released to client
  • Assisting the Managing Partner in strategically planning resources, business revenue growth and so forth.
  • Participating in business development activities including but not limited to research, supporting pitch preparation and attending business development meetings
  • Acting as mentor to other junior team members so that the quality of work delivered is always consistent, and continuously improving.

 

Other responsibilities include:

Media relations and Content:

  • Understanding the positioning of clients and products and be able to develop engaging story angles to pitch to journalists, bloggers and analysts on an on-going basis
  • Assisting in the management of media events, briefings and other brand campaigns
  • Monitoring and delivering campaign and media reports as required
  • Researching, identifying and maintaining a comprehensive media database
  • Attending industry events on behalf of The Orangeblowfish to strengthen company and individual presence and knowledge
  • Collaborating with Content Strategist and other team members to consistent on brand messaging across all media channels and platforms. This can include all kinds of media materials such as press releases, written company statements, brand and product videos digital posts and so forth.
  • Reviewing and approving content and providing feedback and guidance to Content Strategist

 

The Successful Candidate 

  • Possesses a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • Must have 6+ years of experience working with a creative or digital agency.
  • Must have 6+ years of experience in account management, at an international agency preferred.
  • Is a team player and willing to go the extra mile.
  • Has proven ability to act as advisor to personnel who are Director level and above.
  • Is obsessed with everything relating to creative and design, campaign strategies, digital marketing strategies and best practices
  • Possesses strong knowledge of digital tools such as WeChat, Weibo, RED, WordPress, and more.
  • Is a strong communicator, and has the innate ability to navigate and interact with key stakeholders clients and the media to get the job done.
  • Has the ability to navigate and adapt to new and challenging situations, solve problems, and communicate with those around you.
  • Demonstrates strategic planning abilities such as revenue projections, account growth etc.
  • Must be fluent English and Mandarin (written and spoken)

 

What do we offer?

  • Flexible working hours
  • Fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to learn new things, and work on projects that inspire you
  • A fabulous team who love what they do, and has a great sense of humor.

 

Interested? Apply below using our contact form.

The Orangeblowfish will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in China. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance.

Strategic Planning Director

Title: Strategic Planning Director
Location: Shanghai
Position: Full time
Reporting to: Managing Partner

 

As Strategic Planning Director, you will develop and direct the strategic and long-range goals of the Agency including proposals to enter new markets and to expand existing market presence.

 

As Strategic Planning Director you will be responsible for:

 

Organizational Business Planning

 

Client Work

  • Acts as a catalyst to the creative team in seeking out new ways to add value to the brand and in identifying future opportunities
  • Takes on overall responsibility for understanding market analysis and trends, consumer issues and insights, writing briefs and conducting briefings on multiple brands
  • Leads the team in developing innovative ideas, approaches and final work / service product
  • Creates big ideas and puts them into action and practice for clients
  • Forges strong relationships with high-level clients, key industry bodies, peers and so forth

 

Supervisory and Leadership role

  • Keeps Agency leadership informed of the progress of planning process and share insights, produce reports as required
  • Ensures the timely development and execution of plans, campaigns, and projects to assure earnings, growth, and profit goals are achieved.
  • Acts as the liaison with clients and key stakeholders at a senior level on a day-to-day basis, promoting the expansion of business when appropriate
  • Executes duties and assignments as directed in compliance with corporate guidelines and objectives.
  • Uses the required skills to market ideas to clients, and the Agency, creatively and strategically
  • Maintain awareness and control situations which may lead to the risk of write-offs.
  • Maintain open and complete communications as required

 

Other Leadership Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership, motivation and guidance to junior members of the team, to convey the vision and values of the Agency, how best to manage campaigns, general business requests and so forth
  • Encourages a high level of performance by the agency personnel
  • Supports the leadership of the Agency in developing and implementing processes and ways of working that will further enhance the quality, skills and knowledge and/or efficient output of the Agency
  • Ensures that team members work in conformance with Agency policies and procedures and public law.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Agency leadership team

 

Skills required

  • 10+ years relevant industry experience ideally from a larger international Agency
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from a reputable university
  • A background in advertising, design, branding or marketing
  • Is legally authorized to work in Shanghai (Holds a valid work permit, or is a Chinese Native)
  • Mandarin Chinese fluency – written and spoken
  • High proficiency in English – written and spoken

 

Desired skills

  • A problem-solving mentality with the flexibility required to thrive in a boutique Agency that is fast-growing
  • The ability to plan and strategize at a senior level
  • A persuasive and confident approach to creative projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective team management capabilities
  • A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
  • Full awareness of creative processes and techniques – including digital platforms

 

What do we offer?

  • Fun and creative working environment
  • The opportunity to learn new things, and work on projects that inspire you
  • A fabulous team who love what they do and has a great sense of humor.

 

Interested? Apply below using our contact form.

The Orangeblowfish will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in China. This position does not qualify for relocation assistance.  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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